Do you know how to take advantage of the benefits and design possibilities offered by Additive Manufacturing (AM)?

The MTC is home to the National Centre for Additive Manufacturing (NCAM), which aims to accelerate the uptake of AM in industry by working to address the key challenges within the AM value chain. 

Making sure businesses have the right skills to take advantage of the world’s fastest growing metal forming technology is crucial in ensuring industry unlocks the benefits of AM, which include more economic component production with more efficient use of materials and vastly increased design freedom.

Our suite of online and face-to-face courses have been designed in partnership with NCAM’s experts, who have shared their knowledge and experiences to help you quickly get to grips with this disruptive technology. Whether you’re at the beginning of your AM journey and want to understand how and where AM fits within your existing processes, or you’re a design engineer who needs to know how to apply process-specific design rules for particular type of AM, our CPD accredited courses will help you harness the power of AM for your business.

Want to find out more about the MTC Training Additive Manufacturing courses? Complete our FREE 15-minute taster session that is designed to help you to explore the different Additive Manufacturing courses available and decide which are best for you. You’ll experience a snapshot from one of our AM lessons and see feedback from previous delegates.

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Reverse Engineering Parts for AM – Online & Live

Method: Online & Live Level: Intermediate Cost: £300 +VAT Duration: 1 Day

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This course will enable you to design an appropriate process to reverse engineer a selected part so that it can be made using AM.

Inspection and Testing of AM parts – Online & Live

Method: Online & Live Level: Introduction Cost: £300 +VAT Duration: 1 Day

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This course will enable you to identify the benefits and features associated with the inspection and testing techniques used to certify and validate AM parts.

Best Practice in Powder Characterisation – Online & Live

Method: Online & Live Level: Introduction Cost: £600.00 +VAT Duration: 2 Days

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This course will provide you with the necessary skills and knowledge to be able to identify and apply best practice powder characterisation methods and establish if a powder meets a desired standard.

The Powder Management bundle

Level: Introduction Cost: £327.98 +VAT

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Start your journey to becoming a Powder Management expert today

Design for Additive Manufacturing bundle

Level: Introduction Cost: £579.98 +VAT

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Start your journey to becoming a Design for Additive Manufacturing expert today!

Advanced Introduction to Additive Manufacturing – Online & Live

Method: Online & Live Level: Introduction Cost: £300 +VAT Duration: 1 Day

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Delivered online by our expert engineering team at the home of the National Centre for Additive Manufacturing (NCAM), this virtual classroom course will provide you with knowledge of the associated principles, processes, materials and design approaches of additive manufacturing.

Design for Metal Powder Bed Fusion – Online & Live

Method: Online & Live Level: Introduction Cost: £600 +VAT Duration: 2 Days

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This interactive online course will provide you with the necessary skills and knowledge to be able to exploit the design freedom of Additive Manufacturing and take a design from conception through to AM processing.

Implementing Powder Management – Online & Live

Method: Online & Live Level: Introduction Cost: £300 +VAT Duration: 1 Day

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Delivered by our expert materials quality engineering team, this online course will provide you with the tools to develop a comprehensive powder management framework you can apply to your organisation.

Foundation Certificate in Additive Manufacturing

Level: Introduction Cost: £319.20 +VAT

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Start your journey to becoming an Additive Manufacturing expert today

Take MTC Training’s first fully online certificate in partnership with the National Centre for Additive Manufacturing (NCAM).

Designed as an introduction to additive manufacturing by experts from the national centre, you’ll get to grips with this disruptive technology and receive an NCAM endorsed certificate.

Reverse Engineering Parts by Additive Manufacturing

Method: Face to Face Level: Intermediate Cost: £450 +VAT Duration: 1 Day

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This course will enable you to design an appropriate process to reverse engineer a selected part so that it can be made using AM.

Design for Polymer Powder Bed Fusion

Method: Face to Face Level: Intermediate Cost: £1000 +VAT Duration: 2 Days

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This hands-on practical course will provide you with the necessary skills and knowledge to be able to exploit the design freedom of polymer Additive Manufacturing and take a design from conception through to AM processing.

Essential Requirements Capture for Additive Manufacturing

Method: Online learning Level: Introduction Cost: £25 +VAT Duration: 0.5 Hour

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This online course will provide engineers with a clear process to ensure that they capture all requirements for a particular AM part or assembly such that it can be designed and made to match the client’s needs.

Essential Requirements Capture for AM

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Best Practice in Powder Handling

Method: Face to Face Level: Introduction Cost: £900 +VAT Duration: 2 Days

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This 2 day face to face course will provide you with the necessary skills and knowledge to be able to safely handle and process AM powders, mainly metals, but also polymers, and will demonstrate the various stages involved from initial receipt through to disposal.

Design for Metal Powder Bed Fusion

Method: Online learning Level: Advanced Cost: £399.00 +VAT Duration: 8 Hours

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Using a mix of interactive videos featuring experts from within the Design for Additive Manufacture team from the National Centre for Additive Manufacturing (NCAM), online discussions, software simulations and self-paced activities, this online course will provide you with the necessary skills and knowledge that you need to be able to exploit the design freedom of additive manufacturing. It will take you through the stages needed, from conception to the design of a component using best practice methods and appropriate software, to ensure that your component is optimised for function and manufacturing via metal powder bed fusion additive methods.

Best Practice in Powder Management

Method: Face to Face Level: Intermediate Cost: £450 +VAT Duration: 1 Day

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Delivered by our expert Materials Quality engineering team, this face-to-face course will provide you with a comprehensive powder management framework you can apply to your organisation.

Design Rules for Electron Beam Powder Bed Fusion

Method: Online learning Level: Advanced Cost: £49.99 +VAT Duration: 1 Hour

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Upon completion of this course you will be able to prepare a model fit for submission to a bureau to be manufactured using Electron Beam Powder Bed Fusion.

Design Rules for Electron Beam Powder Bed Fusion

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Developing the Business Case for Additive Manufacturing Adoption

Method: Online learning Level: Intermediate Cost: £399 +VAT Duration: 8 Hours

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This course will enable you to develop a business case for using AM for a selected application. You will gain skills in using a process-based approach to: define the costs for each production step; consider the opportunities and benefits of AM for the selected component; and develop a recommendation based on a quantified value of AM to the business and end user.

Advanced Introduction to Additive Manufacturing

Method: Face to Face Level: Intermediate Cost: £500 +VAT Duration: 1 Day

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Delivered at the home of the National Centre for Additive Manufacturing (NCAM) by our expert engineering team, this 1 day face-to-face course will provide you with the knowledge of the associated principles, processes, materials and design approaches for Industrial 3D printing.

Best Practice in Process Selection

Method: Face to Face Level: Intermediate Cost: £450 +VAT Duration: 1 Day

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During this one day course you will compare the 7 ASTM defined processes in Additive Manufacturing, along with their sub-processes. You will work through realistic case studies, applying part selection and down selection principles and gradually put together a case for its technical, commercial and overall feasibility using a given technology. You will then apply this methodology to select an appropriate manufacturing unit.

Practical Insight into Directed Energy Deposition

Method: Face to Face Level: Intermediate Cost: £1350 +VAT Duration: 3 Days

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Delivered by the expert engineers from the National Centre for Additive Manufacturing. This course will give participants practical experience of the end-to-end processes needed for Industrial Directed Energy Deposition; including design, materials, technology, production and post-processing.

A Guide to Additive Manufacturing for Engineers Part 1

Method: Online learning Level: Introduction Cost: £25 +VAT Duration: 0.5 Hours

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This highly interactive online learning course will provide you with insight into each of the seven Additive Manufacturing (AM) processes and their associated materials. The course will help you make an informed decision about whether Industrial 3D printing can be adopted by your business.

AM: A Guide for Decision-Makers Part 1

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A Guide to Additive Manufacturing for Engineers Part 2

Method: Online learning Level: Intermediate Cost: £99.98 +VAT Duration: 2 Hours

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The second part of this interactive online course will provide further insight into Additive Manufacturing (AM), focusing on the seven AM processes and their associated materials. This final part of the training will help you decide whether to adopt Industrial 3D printing into your manufacturing processes.

AM: A Guide for Decision-Makers Part 2

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Best Practice in Process Selection

Method: Online learning Level: Intermediate Cost: £49.99 +VAT Duration: 1 Hour

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On this compact four-module course you will learn how to select the most appropriate technology for your requirements. Includes our unique two-stage process selection tool which helps narrow down the available processes on a total of 18 criteria. Our methodology can also be used to select the most appropriate machine in a given technology.

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Design Rules for Laser Powder Bed Fusion

Method: Online learning Level: Advanced Cost: £49.99 +VAT Duration: 1 Hour

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Upon completion of this course you will be able to prepare a model fit for submission to a bureau to be manufactured using Laser Powder Bed Fusion.

Design Rules for Laser Powder Bed Fusion

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Bespoke Training in Additive Manufacturing

Level: Introduction Cost: £POA +VAT

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Design for Metal Powder Bed Fusion

Method: Face to Face Level: Advanced Cost: £1500 +VAT Duration: 3 Days

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This 3 day face-to-face course, delivered at the home of the National Centre for Additive Manufacturing (NCAM) by our expert engineering team, will provide you with all the necessary skills and knowledge to be able to exploit the design freedom that Industrial 3D printing offers. Learn how to take a design from conception through to processing including material selection.

Practical Insight into Metal Powder Bed Fusion

Method: Face to Face Level: Intermediate Cost: £2000 +VAT Duration: 4 Days

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This 4 day face-to-face course is delivered by the expert engineering team from the National Centre for Additive Manufacturing (NCAM). You will get practical experience of the end-to-end processes needed for Industrial 3D printing, including design, production and post-processing required for Metal Powder Bed Fusion

Health, Safety, Risks and Mitigation

Method: Online learning Level: Introduction Cost: £99.98 +VAT Duration: 2 Hours

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This interactive online course will provide you with the necessary skills and knowledge to apply Health and Safety (H&S) best practice guidelines when using loose powders, equipment, materials and post processing. You will learn to recognise unsafe practices, the risks, and how to apply appropriate mitigation techniques.

Additive Manufacturing Health, Safety, Risks and Mitigation

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A Guide to Design for Metal Powder Bed Fusion

Method: Online learning Level: Intermediate Cost: £149.97 +VAT Duration: 3 Hours

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Delivered by experts from the home of the National Centre for Additive Manufacturing (NCAM) the aim of this course is to help you appreciate and contextualise the unique design opportunities opened up by Industrial 3D Printing, as well as considering the challenges which come when designing for this rapidly evolving technology.

Design for Additive Manufacturing (Online Learning)

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